There are a lot of myths when it comes to meat – especially in the way consumers view the meat processing and packing industry. Hormone injections, health and safety inspection frequencies, the safety of eating processing meat, livestock affects on the environment, and the cost of meat are just a few areas where conjecture, fear, and scare-tactics have caused meat myths to arise.
It can often be difficult for the consumer to determine meat myths from truth, especially when said myths are highlighted in the news and on websites across the world. So how do you accurately debunk meat myths and learn the truth?
Enter Meat Mythcrushers.
According to their website, Meat MythCrushers was developed in consultation with some of the leading experts in the field of meat and animal science, food safety and nutrition to provide consumers and media with the other side of the story — a side that often is overlooked in media reports and on the Internet.
Here are just a few of the meat myths they’ve crushed:
As you can see, not every “fact” surrounding meat and the meat processing industry is true. Many facts we believe are nothing more than meat myths.
You can view the countless other meat myths that have been crushed by clicking the button below.